Molten Rock Streaming into Water

Image: Molten Rock Streaming into Water

Detailed Description

The molten rock mixture cools upon contact with lukewarm water, instantly creating glassy agglutinate. __________ The USGS has created man-made moon dirt, or regolith, to help NASA prepare for upcoming moon explorations. Four tons of the simulant is expected to be made by this summer of 2009 and turned over to the scientific community involved in lunar exploration.

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Image Dimensions: 3072 x 2304

Location Taken: US